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Letter F

If what you’re looking for on a headstone, or in a graveyard, or a cemetery begins with the letter F, you will find it here within the graveyard symbols A to Z

Graveyard symbols beginning with the letter F

  • Father Time is a figure holding a scythe and/or an hourglass, waiting patiently for a life to end.
  • Fern leaves on headstones – In Victorian symbology represented solitude due to them living in the middle of forests. Also see plants and flowers.
  • Flames are concerned with the life spirit. Extinguished candles and torches indicate death
  • Flowers conveyed secret codes in Victorian times. Each plant or flower represents something of the deceased.
  • Fruit can represent faith in God and also the fruits of the holy spirit from Galatians 5:22+23 ′ But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance’. Also see plants and flowers.
  • Fugit Hora is Latin for ‘Hours are Fleeting’ or ‘Time Flies’. Usually accompanied by an hourglass on a headstone

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